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Archos 604 dvr blank screen

Hi I have set my archos up to my satelite and tv as detailed in the instructions, the problem is i get no picture on the screen of my tv. I get the sound from the sattelite and i can get things already recorded on my archos to play on the tv but i cannot get sattelite picture on either my tv or archos. I have no idea what i have done wrong. Cheers Rick

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  • dindy Feb 20, 2008

    I having the same problem, I can view what I have downloaded from my pc on my tv through the archos, but I cannot record from my tv, it is just a blank screen with no sound, Could it be anything to do with the HD tv that I have. I have the HDMI lead from my tv to my cable box via channel 5, but only view archos screen on channel 1 which has no picture because of the HDMI lead being direct to cable, any ideas

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It sounds to me like there's an Component A/V cable issue. Please re-check the cable connections making sure they are connected correctly. When using the docking station and Component A/V cables you must be sure the cables are connected with their corresponding colors on the back of the DVR Docking Station. Also check that the format of the recording is compatible with the "TV Standard" in the settings menu of your Archos. It will be either NTSC (USA) or PAL (Europe). Be sure to check the Video Output Settings of the Archos to be sure it is set to the same type of cables you are using- component, RGB, s-video or composite. Good luck!

Posted on Oct 12, 2007

  • Paul Polson
    Paul Polson Nov 24, 2013

    I have the Archos 605, Can I browse into the internet without the plug-in issue.?

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